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Documented Problem Solving: Foreign Exchange Rates - Supply and Demand part of Teaching Methods:Documented Problem Solving:Examples
In this assignment, students think about four events that would affect a country's exchange rate. Without actually drawing a supply and demand diagram, students say what direction, if at all, each curve would shift–and whether the currency would appreciate or depreciate as a result.

Documented Problem Solving: Gross Domestic Product Versus Gross National Product part of Teaching Methods:Documented Problem Solving:Examples
The topic of gross domestic product (GDP) was introduced in class. The components of GDP - consumption, investment, government spending, and net exports - were discussed. The items that are excluded from GDP and ...

Documented Problem Solving: Calculating Gross Domestic Product part of Teaching Methods:Documented Problem Solving:Examples
Gross domestic product (GDP) was introduced in class as a way to determine the value of a country's output. Consumption, investment, government spending, and net exports were discussed as the components of ...

Documented Problem Solving: The Impact of a Minimum Wage part of Teaching Methods:Documented Problem Solving:Examples
During the lecture, labor demand and labor supply were discussed and were used to determine the equilibrium wage rate. Then, the concept of a minimum wage rate was introduced and the impact of the wage rate on the ...

Documented Problem Solving: Calculating Bank Reserves part of Teaching Methods:Documented Problem Solving:Examples
The lecture focused on the banking system and included a discussion about total reserves, required reserves and excess reserves. Students practiced calculating each category in pairs and then compared their ...

Setting up a Keynesian cross model in Excel part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with Spreadsheets:Examples
This Excel spreadsheet assignment brings students step-by-step through the process of solving and analyzing a Keynesian cross model. It is most appropriate for principles-level macroeconomics courses.

Determining the Break-Even Point of Profit for a Campus Service part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Students are asked to determine the break even profit point for a service to be offered on campus, using an online break even calculator.

Select-A-City for Demographic and Economic Opportunities, Using an Online Database part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
This activity asks students to review the demographic and lifestyle statistics available at ERsys.com, and determine which city or location would provide the best consumer market opportunity for the given problem.

Using PRIZM Look-up to Identify Consumer Markets part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
This activity demonstrates geo-demographic consumer segment lifestyle consumption patterns. The information available on the site is relevant to segmentation and targeting strategies used by marketers.

Hemispheric Lateralization: Are You Left- or Right-Brained? part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
An online brain dominance inventory provides students with information on their brain dominance and information processing style. This relates to perception and learning styles.